Oh man, some of us are EXHAUSTED from watching our colleagues bust their asses putting the 2011 Woodie Awards together for you. We fell back to do what we do best, which is to train our crosshairs on the red carpet (or I guess, "Black Carpet"?) to laboriously hunt for our favorite outfits of the night. We gotta say, the dudes looked great, but it's the ladies who took the cake, stuffed it in their prettily painted faces and made us fall desperately in love with EVERYTHING they were wearing. Check out some of our favorites below.
Zoe Kravitz on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
Actress, Alexander Wang muse and undeniable fashion plate Zoe Kravitz looks effortlessly chic as always with just the hint of color both in her hair and blouse. The accessories and three-quarter rolled-up sleeves complete the look. Plus, we always enjoy how she manages to strike the perfect combo of bored body language but smizing her face off.
Oh Land on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
Yayayayay! We love Oh Land. The Danish singer and former ballet dancer and current awesome-looking lady always dresses with a hint of kook that we find completely irresistible. Her self-titled debut album came out this week so definitely check it out. Besides, hi, who can deny a beautiful woman in a rakish hat and a dress festooned with GALAXIES? Only bad people.
Ginger Sling on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
If Ginger Sling looks slightly familiar to you, it's because you may know her as the touring bassist for none other than music LEGENDS Smashing Pumpkins (they ALWAYS had the badass-looking bassists, right? Talking to you D'arcy Wretzky and Melissa Auf der Maur.). What we're digging about this whole situation is that she could have so easily OD'd on micro-floral but kept every other aspect black and unfussy. Plus, it's all un-prettied with combat boots. Well played.
Yelawolf and Skylar Grey on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
Were we the only ones totally stoked to see what the songwriting hook master (Dirty Money, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Lupe) Skylar Grey looked like? We lovelovelove when the payoff is THIS rewarding. The Grammy-nommed artist is cramazing-looking from her gargantuan hair to her obliques (aka D'Angelo muscles) to her brazen tartan harem pants. Yelawolf is not so shabby either. Ahem.
Sleigh Bells on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
Brooklyn-based noise pop twosome Sleigh Bells have got easy-peasy cool-kid steez on lock, and of course this pic of Alexis Krauss does little to quash our RAGING GIRL CRUSH. We <3 leather jackets with gonzo leggings. LIZ LEE:
Liz Lee of "My Life As Liz" on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
MTV's own Liz Lee does midriff tee just right with an asymmetrical hem that's mirrored by her perfectly raggedy jorts. A patterned bolero adds to the seemingly blithe (but def in no way coincidental) proportions without swallowing up the My Life As Liz actress.
Black Cards on the red carpet at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
Pete Wentz's side project that's been described as "sparkly synth and bubbly dub" looks just as delectable on the red carpet, but it's the lady-boner inspiring Bebe Rexha who is slaying us with her ensemble. Shoes, bra, skirt all solid black, which expertly counters the more ornate lace detail in the middle and her textured tights. You'll see an added echo in her lace, fingerless gloves, but it's the strips of fishnet matching the front panel of her dress that make us stand up for the *slow clap*.
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